A documentary about some of the key artists from Brazil's grime scene is set to debut online in 2022.
Written and directed by writer, DJ and music researcher Jesse Bernard, 'COMO VOCÊ' focuses on artists like Cena, Cesrv, SD9, Febem, MC Smith, Drope, TBC Mob and Lei Di Dai, documenting their approach to grime and UK drill, which combines the UK sounds with genres such as baile funk and dancehall.
Ruff Sqwad's DJ Scholar has died.
News of the pioneering grime DJ's passing broke on Tuesday 7th December. At the time of writing, the cause of death is unknown, and the deceased's family has not yet issued a statement.
DJ Scholar's death has been met with outpouring of emotion from across the UK music scene, and specifically the London grime community.
Stormzy is set to host a Christmas party for Croydon residents.
Three months on from confirming plans to extend his scholarship initiative for Black students at Cambridge University, the MC's charity #Merky Foundation have announced the festive bash for the South London borough on Friday, 3rd December.
Kojey Radical has announced his debut album, 'Reason To Smile', which will land on 4th March through Asylum and Atlantic Records.
The UK-Ghanian rapper has lined up an impressive list of guest appearances for the record, including Tiana Major9, Masego, Shaé Universe, Cashh, Kelis, and his mother. The single 'War Outside', featuring Lex Amor, is also included, as is the hit 'Gangsta'.
GRM Daily's annual Rated Awards has confirmed the performers for this year's virtual ceremony, which will be streamed at 7PM BST on Thursday 16th September.
A free exhibition exploring South London's Black music scene has opened at the Horniman Museum.
Curated by Adem Holness, 'Dance Can't Nice: Exploring London's Black Music Spaces' runs until 24th October, and celebrates figures from across grime, garage, bashment, jazz and other scenes, going back decades. The exhibition takes its name from a 1988 track by Frankie Paul and Sugar Minott.
Stormzy has confirmed plans to extend his scholarship initiative for Black students at Cambridge University.
In partnership with HSBC, Stormzy’s #Merky Foundation will provide 10 students with a £20,000 annual scholarship to cover tuition fees and maintenance costs. The programme will run across three years, meaning it will support 30 Black students across its full run.
Skepta has announced a new EP, ‘All In', featuring US rapper Kid Cudi, Nigerian Lasgidi artist Teezee, and Colombian reggaeton star J Balvin. The five-track release will land on Friday 30th July.
The UK grime MC and artist made the announcement on social media yesterday, Sunday 25th July 2021.